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Practice Lessons

Great job today everyone! The most common piece of feedback I gave was to go slower, put less content into your time. Many of you argued that 10 minutes is too short, and you’re right – 10 minutes is far too short for a full lesson on anything, but it’s not too short to do …

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Cheating & Plagiarism

No matter what you do or what you say to your class, you probably will not be able to stop all cheating or plagiarism. Just for a further reality check, it’s important to recognize that people even plagiarize in dissertations and other graduate work (Chicago State, Chronicle of Higher Ed Article). This is to say …

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Syllabus Day

I hesitate to say that this is the most useful session we will have, because I think they are all useful, but the syllabus is arguably the most important document you’ll create for your class. Sure, a final exam, or writing prompt will test what your students have learned, but the syllabus gives the guidelines …

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Welcome

Welcome to the Professional Development Workshop: Teaching Linguistics Across CUNY Campuses in the Linguistics Department at the CUNY Graduate Center. The purpose of this semester-long workshop is to prepare you to teach in Linguistics, Speech and Hearing, and Language Departments throughout CUNY. We are standing at an exciting point in the history of academia, where …